The Bureau's mission is to ensure that public, occupational and environmental exposure to radiation from man-made
and controllable natural sources is As-Low-As-Reasonably-
The Bureau oversees the regulation and inspection of users of machine radiation sources throughout the Commonwealth and conducts a comprehensive environmental radiation monitoring program. It also conducts a nuclear safety review and evaluates nuclear power plants and conducts an emergency radiation response program. It administers a statewide radon program and licenses and inspects users of radium and accelerator-produced radioactive material. It also administers a program for siting and regulating any future low-level radioactive waste disposal facility in Pennsylvania.